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RAF aircraft's crash sites in Province of West-Vlaanderen:

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Crash site of Wellington R3220-WS

cest raf squadron
Unit: 9 Squadron
Aircraft: Wellington
Code: R3220-WS
Base: Honington
Mission: Düsseldorf
Crew officer:
Incident: Hit by Flak

Location: (Prov. West-Vlanderen)

The aircraft landed Meiboomlaan, on the house n° 132. Today, Meiboomlaan is situated in a residential area of the city of Ostend.


Maintain pressure on invasion ports
Reason for Loss: Hit by flak from coastal batteries and came down near Leffinge


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